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Recovery support services: Vanderbilt Recovery Support (VRS) provides a supportive and accountable community for individuals concerned about their alcohol or other drug misuse and those actively in recovery from addiction. This collegiate recovery program offers biweekly meetings, monthly seminars, and recovery housing.  Additionally, a support group for friends and family is offered.

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Recovery Housing

Recovery Housing, a sober living and learning community, is available for undergraduate students.  Sober suites and single rooms are located on campus through an application process.  Students in Recovery Housing are provided with individual mentorship, weekly meetings, randomized drug screening, peer accountability, in addition to a discreet and substance-free living environment.

Meeting Information

 For: Undergraduates, graduate/professional students, residents, fellows, faculty, staff, and community members

Recovery Support Meetings

Location: Moore College, seminar classroom A117 in the Kissam Center
When: Every Thursday
Time: 8:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Parking and Additional Information: All interested individuals should meet as a group outside of the Kissam Center entrance off of West End Ave near the parking meters. Access to the building is limited and individuals are highly encouraged to meet at 7:45 pm to ensure entry into the building. Kissam Center is located on West End Ave near 21st Ave South and pay parking is available in the Warren/Moore metered parking spots and at the free meters located on West End Ave.

Location: VRS Lounge, Center for Student Wellbeing, 1211 Stevenson Center Lane
When: Every Tuesday
Time: 12:00 noon to 1:00 pm

Friends & Family Meeting

Location: VRS Lounge, Center for Student Wellbeing, 1211 Stevenson Center Lane
When: Every Wednesday
Time: 12:00 noon to 1:00 pm

Parking: Pay parking is available on the second floor of the 25th Avenue Garage.

Access articles about Vanderbilt Recovery Support (Collegiate Recovery Program in The Tennessean and Recovery Campus magazine)

Need information about weekly student recovery support meetings?

Call Vanderbilt Recovery Support (VRS) at 615-343-4740

Email us at

Additional questions?

Contact Katherine Drotos Cuthbert at 615-343-4740 or